Whisky Galore and more

Today I discovered Cadenhead's on Chiltern Street in Marleybone, between Bond Street and Baker Street. This is a small shop selling whisky, and a selection of other spirits. It looks from a...

Food & Drink

This page gathers posts about Hot Springs from my travels in Asia, Europe and North America. I have been passionate about visiting hot springs since my early days in Japan, when they were a treasured relief from the crowded streets of urban Tokyo. Since then I have tried the hot springs in most countries I’ve visited, from Iceland to Turkey. I’ve even visited hot springs in the Middle East, a region not usually associated with thermal pleasures.

Hot Springs

The hot springs at Polichnitou are a staggering 46 degrees C

Polychnitou Hot Spring

The beach at Polychnitou is long, and at times very peaceful, the water clear and unruffled by wind. I went off to the hot spring which lies southeast of the town of Polychnitou in 2002. It cost 500 drachmas to get in, and the German lady who ran the place said it was...

Whisky Galore and more

Today I discovered Cadenhead's on Chiltern Street in Marleybone, between Bond Street and Baker Street. This is a small shop selling whisky, and a selection of other spirits. It looks from a different age, with rows of wonderful amber and heavy wooden barrels where you...